Tag: the Netherlands

Apollo Tyres: Netherlands car tyre production down, but not out

Apollo Tyres: Netherlands car tyre production down, but not out

19th July 2019 | 0 Comments

Passenger car tyre production and capacity at Apollo Tyres’ Gyöngyöshalász plant in Hungary has steadily grown over the past two years. These respectively reached 2.1 million and almost 3 million units a year by the end of March 2019, and Apollo is still ramping up in Hungary. It’s a different story in Enschede, some 700 miles to the west, but Apollo Tyres says it isn’t preparing to end car tyre production in the Netherlands any time soon.

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Continental takes over Netherlands tyre distribution from Pon

17th July 2019 | 0 Comments

As of 1 July, Brussels-based Continental subsidiary Continental Benelux has taken over exclusive distribution of Continental car, van and industrial tyres in the Netherlands from Continental Banden Groep (CBG). Continental Benelux is already responsible for the Continental commercial vehicle tyre range in this market, having taken on direct distribution five years ago.

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CST extends Dutch football sponsorship

CST extends Dutch football sponsorship

29th November 2018 | 0 Comments

CST has extended its sponsorship of Dutch football club Ajax Amsterdam for a further three years until the end of the 2020-21 season. The Cheng Shin Tire brand’s connection to the club dates back to 2013, and their partnership was expanded two years later. The current arrangement sees CST represented by in-stadium advertisements, logos on the Ajax Amsterdam team bus as well as through diverse promotions and social media campaigns for CST car and bicycle tyres.

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Capacity to double at Magna Tyres’ Netherlands plant – again

Capacity to double at Magna Tyres’ Netherlands plant – again

13th November 2018 | 0 Comments

It’s only a couple of months since we last reported a capacity increase at the Magna Tyres Group factory in Hardenberg, the Netherlands, however the company has now announced its intention to implement another OTR tyre expansion project. While the last expansion focused on increasing 26.5R25 and 29.5R25 capacity, this time round Magna Tyres will increase 17.5R25, 20.5R25 and 23.5R25 production – capacity for these is expected to reach 7,000 tyres in 2019. Magna Tyres Group comments that this growth is in keeping with its 2018 to 2023 business plan.

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Magna Tyres doubles OTR tyre capacity in Netherlands plant

Magna Tyres doubles OTR tyre capacity in Netherlands plant

7th August 2018 | 0 Comments

When Magna Tyres Group officially commenced production at its Obo Tyres plant in Hardenberg, the Netherlands on 11 January, Obo general manager Peter Schrijver told us that high levels of efficiency, lower transport costs and lower import duties make it “very cost effective” for Magna Tyres to manufacture in Europe. He also said that Magna had placed a further order for 23-, 26- and 29-inch presses and would undertake measures to effectively double capacity. Just over half a year on, the company has completed its first expansion in Hardenberg. According to Magna Tyres, OTR tyre production capacity is almost twice what it was at the start of the year.

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New director at Continental Banden Groep

28th February 2018 | 0 Comments

Hans Mulder has been appointed director of Continental Banden Groep BV, the Pon Tyre Group company responsible for distributing the Continental, Uniroyal, Semperit, Gislaved and Achilles tyre brands in the Netherlands.

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FineLine Technologies acquires Ferm RFID Solutions B.V.

23rd January 2018 | 0 Comments

FineLine Technologies has acquired Ferm RFID Solutions B.V., a Netherlands-based provider of RFID solutions for the automotive and aviation tyre industry. As part of FineLine’s strategy to meet the unique item identification needs of today’s global supply chains, this acquisition enables the business to offer a complete range of barcode and RFID enabled tyre labelling solutions to the automotive and aviation industries.

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Magna Tyres to begin European manufacture

Magna Tyres to begin European manufacture

20th December 2017 | 0 Comments

Production of Magna tyres will soon begin in Europe. In January, the Magna Tyres Group will officially open its own facility in the Netherlands. A factory has been set up at the Hardenberg site operated by Obo Tyres, the retreader acquired by Magna Tyres Group in late 2016. The company states that from January, the Netherlands will host the manufacture certain products in the Magna range.

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Interstate Tire & Rubber enters insolvency proceedings

18th December 2017 | 0 Comments

The Court of The Hague in The Netherlands has declared Interstate Tire & Rubber BV insolvent. According to an official document, the court reached this decision on 30 November 2017. Proceedings will be conducted under case number F.09/17/429, with J.A.M. Reuser appointed as case curator. Further official information regarding the insolvency has not yet been made available.

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Lassa Tyres sponsors Glory 49 kickboxing event

15th December 2017 | 0 Comments

The world's best-known kickboxing promoter Glory returned to Rotterdam Ahoy Saturday 9 December 2017 for an end-of-year event. Lassa Tyres, exclusively imported by S&H Tyres in the Benelux, was one of the sponsors.

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Fontijne Grotnes production rebrands as Fontijne Holland

25th October 2017 | 0 Comments

The formerly Fontijne Grotnes-owned wheel production lines have started producing under the Fontijne Holland name. When the Vlaardingen-based firm Fontijne Grotnes declared bankruptcy late last year, it became apparent that certain parts of the company were generating widespread interest. Since the business unit for wheel production lines had always been successful and profitable, the fresh start for that business unit has now been confirmed.

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European rubber associations join up for information campaign

15th March 2016 | 0 Comments

The rubber industry associations of Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, and Spain with the support of the European Tyre and Rubber Manufacturers' Association (ETRMA) have launched a campaign providing information on the general rubber goods (GRG) industry and the challenges it is facing.

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